Friday, August 11, 2017 12:24 AM
OMAHA, Neb.— VOSH/International
, a nonprofit organization that promotes and provides eyecare worldwide, announced that the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award winner is Sandra Bury, OD, longtime director of VOSH-Illinois.
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:21 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global
named five young leaders in the field of optometry as recipients of the Dr. Marvin R. Poston Leadership Award.
Monday, August 7, 2017 12:21 AM
announced that it was recognized by the Sustainable Business Awards, held in Singapore, in the newly added category, “UN Sustainable Development Goals: Understanding the company’s roles and initiatives in working to deliver the UN SDGs.” The award celebrates Essilor’s commitment to responsibly fight uncorrected poor vision.
Friday, August 4, 2017 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—To honor the memory of Gloria Nicola, 20/20’s former senior editor for eyewear, who passed away last month, 20/20 Magazine
has established a fundraising page in her name.
Friday, July 28, 2017 12:21 AM
PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The Kentucky Optometric Association
(KOA) chose Cliff Caudill, OD, as the 2017 Kentucky Optometrist of the Year in recognition of his dedication and service to the profession of optometry and the advancement of vision care in Kentucky.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:30 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Lab Division of The Vision Council
announced the industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 18th annual Lab Division Hall of Fame celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in conjunction with the Lab Division Meeting and International Vision Expo West.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:21 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—National Vision Inc. (NVI), one of the nation’s largest optical retailers, has awarded $7,000 in grants to three members of the National Optometric Student Association
(NOSA), the company announced earlier this week. The student grants come under NVI’s partnership with the National Optometric Association
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—2017 marks the 15th year of Vision Monday’s
special signature report featuring the Most Influential Women in Optical and the latest honorees, #WomenOfInfluence are revealed today on VisionMonday.com
Monday, July 10, 2017 12:18 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—A committee of members in the Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies section of the American Academy of Optometry
(AAO), named Yuno Iwabuchi this year’s inaugural recipient of the Joseph T. Barr Early Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award.
Friday, July 7, 2017 12:15 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—On July 6, the American Academy of Optometry
announced the reward recipients for 2017. Each year, the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made countless contributions to advancing the profession of optometry.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:18 AM
, a privately held alliance of independent U.S. optometrists, and Conduit
, a custom content provider and publisher, announced that the two organizations were honored with a Gold Hermes Award
in the “Magazine/Newsletter” category for IDOC’s magazine, The Quarterly.
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:21 AM
announced it has awarded the Future Ocular Research Creativity Event
(FORCE) Student of the Year award to Sara Picarazzi and Alessandra Rossi, students from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy.